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Queensland Election 2017 results: Premier's new Cabinet to focus on jobs, health and education - Courier Mail

10 hours 27 min ago

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Queensland Election 2017 results: Premier's new Cabinet to focus on jobs, health and education
Courier Mail
“Our new Minister for Health and Ambulance Services is @StevenJMiles.” Ms Palaszczuk sent the tweets in rapid succession, also announcing that Grace Grace would keep Industrial Relations, but add Education to her responsibilities. Stirling Hinchliffe ...
Queensland election: Palaszczuk Labor Government announces cabinet, Steven Miles to get health portfolioABC Online

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Nibby chatbot launched to assist NIB Health Fund customers - ARNnet

10 hours 55 min ago

Nibby chatbot launched to assist NIB Health Fund customers
ARNnet
NIB Health Funds has launched an intelligent chatbot to help customers with health insurance enquiries. Dubbed 'nibby' the bot provides simple responses to queries and can point customers to the appropriate sales channel or claims consultant as ...

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What Donald Trump's Diet Coke habit may be saying about his health - The Sydney Morning Herald

12 hours 1 min ago

The Sydney Morning Herald

What Donald Trump's Diet Coke habit may be saying about his health
The Sydney Morning Herald
In a world where people are slowly swapping buckets of KFC chicken for homemade acai bowls, there is a man sitting in the White House, drinking 12 Diet Cokes a day. The confession, contained in a New York Times piece, is vaguely reminiscent of ...

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Health insurance companies call for surgery costs database - ABC Online

14 hours 54 min ago

Health insurance companies call for surgery costs database
ABC Online
It's easy to shop around for a TV or an airline ticket, but there's an air of mystery over the cost of surgeries. Many surgeons' offices refuse to reveal cost details until a face-to-face consultation, which can run into the hundreds of dollars ...

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Winning Health Tech Entrepreneurs Will Focus On Implementation, Not Fetishize Invention - Forbes

15 hours 18 min ago

Forbes

Winning Health Tech Entrepreneurs Will Focus On Implementation, Not Fetishize Invention
Forbes
Given these data, it may not come as a great surprise that a soon-to-be-published review (previewed by its lead author, Brennan Spiegel, on twitter) representing a systematic evaluation of high-quality randomized control trials reportedly finds that ...

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Doctors fear NSW Health 'bias' denies patients relief through ... - Daily Telegraph

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:02

Daily Telegraph

Doctors fear NSW Health 'bias' denies patients relief through ...
Daily Telegraph
TERMINALLY ill patients with federal government approval for medical cannabis are still being blocked by NSW Health from obtaining the drug more than a year after it was made legal. Doctors tell The Daily Telegraph they are fearful NSW Health has “an ...

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Due Diligence: Primary Health Care to endure more pain before gains - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 12:01

The Australian Financial Review

Due Diligence: Primary Health Care to endure more pain before gains
The Australian Financial Review
It is also investing in its new private billing division, Health & Co, as well as a low cost IVF offering. As flagged by The Australian Financial Review, Primary has recently lost the high-margin $30 million a year national bowel screening contract in ...

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt 'likes' hardcore porn tweet | Daily ... - Daily Telegraph

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 06:33

Daily Telegraph

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt 'likes' hardcore porn tweet | Daily ...
Daily Telegraph
SENIOR cabinet Minister Greg Hunt's Twitter account has “liked” a porn tweet — just weeks after Christopher Pyne claimed his Twitter account had been “hacked” after it liked a gay porn video. The Federal Health Minister's account “liked” the explicit ...

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt's Twitter account 'likes' porn tweet - Daily Telegraph

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 01:33

Daily Telegraph

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt's Twitter account 'likes' porn tweet
Daily Telegraph
SENIOR cabinet Minister Greg Hunt's Twitter account has “liked” a porn tweet — just weeks after Christopher Pyne claimed his Twitter account had been “hacked” after it liked a gay porn video. The Federal Health Minister's account “liked” the explicit ...
Health Minister Greg Hunt 'likes' pornography tweet - News.com.auNEWS.com.au

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Desperate acts bind father and daughter together - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:24

NEWS.com.au

Desperate acts bind father and daughter together
NEWS.com.au
Jason Nelson and his daughter Holly have been through remarkably similar mental health struggles.Source:Supplied. WARNING: Graphic content. IN his darkest moments, Jason Nelson several times did the unthinkable. He loaded his service Glock 47 pistol ...

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Health is a fundamental human right - World Health Organization

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:02

World Health Organization

Health is a fundamental human right
World Health Organization
“The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition”. Almost 70 years after these words were adopted in ...

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Christmas music is bad for your mental health, British psychologist says - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 22:26

NEWS.com.au

Christmas music is bad for your mental health, British psychologist says
NEWS.com.au
Christmas songs, such as Mariah Carey's ubiquitous tune All I Want For Christmas is You, can actually be bad for your mental health, an expert says.Source:Supplied. STRESSING before Christmas? Listening to the cheerful, jolly music will not help you ...

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Mookai Rosie Bi-Biyan celebrates 30 years of health care in Cairns ... - The Cairns Post

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 19:03

The Cairns Post

Mookai Rosie Bi-Biyan celebrates 30 years of health care in Cairns ...
The Cairns Post
AUNTY Rosie Richards always knew her fight for a space for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to stay before, during and after childbirth would be a success.

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Hobart's planned Mental Health Observation Unit to be used for general patients - ABC Online

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 04:33

ABC Online

Hobart's planned Mental Health Observation Unit to be used for general patients
ABC Online
Tasmanian doctors have cautiously welcomed the State Government's decision to use the planned Mental Health Observation Unit at the Royal Hobart Hospital for general patients, but questions remain about how the hospital will accommodate acute mental ...

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Hobart's planned Mental Health Observation Unit to be used for general patients - ABC Online

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 04:33

ABC Online

Hobart's planned Mental Health Observation Unit to be used for general patients
ABC Online
Tasmanian doctors have cautiously welcomed the State Government's decision to use the planned Mental Health Observation Unit at the Royal Hobart Hospital for general patients, but questions remain about how the hospital will accommodate acute mental ...

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Rebuild public health, not stadiums - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:05

The Sydney Morning Herald

Rebuild public health, not stadiums
The Sydney Morning Herald
The late 1970s saw the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust allow women to be members in their own right, rather than guests of a male. I was on the waiting list for more than 10 years. The first event I attended as a member was the 1989 rugby league ...

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Former independent MLA to retire as Public Health Association of Australia CEO - The Canberra Times

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:01

The Canberra Times

Former independent MLA to retire as Public Health Association of Australia CEO
The Canberra Times
Michael Moore reflects on 10 years as chief executive of the Public Health Association of Australia. Photo: Jamila Toderas. The former Canberra MLA and the territory's first independent health minister has announced his retirement as CEO from the role ...

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Cities as a health hazard - The Australian Financial Review

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00

The Australian Financial Review

Cities as a health hazard
The Australian Financial Review
Professor Peter Sly, a respiratory physician and director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Children's Health and the Environment at the University of Queensland, has a long-standing interest in the effects of pollution on the unborn baby. "We know ...

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New mental health unit at Royal Hobart Hospital scrapped after AMA concerns, ABC understands - ABC Online

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:49

ABC Online

New mental health unit at Royal Hobart Hospital scrapped after AMA concerns, ABC understands
ABC Online
A brand new mental health observation unit at Royal Hobart Hospital has been scrapped following strong opposition from the Tasmanian AMA, the nurses' union and health professionals, the ABC understands. Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment Photo: The ...

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